With 2016 ending, we asked association execs to look forward and offer up some resolutions for 2017. Associations Now has some resolutions, too.
Association executives from across the spectrum discuss their New Year's resolutions heading into 2017.
Conversational and quirky, association podcasts can be much more than shop talk. Done right, they can engage professional members with a need to know and larger audiences with niche interests. Do podcasts have a place in your content strategy? Three association podcasters share what they’ve learned from behind the mic.
With all of the seismic shifts in technology, tools, and even customers, the marketing function within associations looks very different today than it did a decade ago. That means the skills required to do the job are in constant flux.
Joel Brandenberger, the president of the National Turkey Federation, is working to keep family and friends in the mix.
Rachel Tristano, RCE, CAE, CEO, Plymouth and South Shore Association of Realtors, answers questions from PASS member Donna M. Frano.
How EDUCAUSE’s Teaching, Learning, and Professional Development department connects across the miles during the holidays.
Associations expanding to the Gulf region will find a sizzling market in the Middle East.
The National Association of State Boating Law Administrators sets training standards for maritime law enforcement.
A roundup of new hires and other personnel moves in the association industry.
How? Treat them more like your staff.
How do you prepare for new board chairs? Association executives share their strategies.
For Joanne Joham, CMP, CMM—the Regional Director, North America, of the International Congress and Convention Association—accomplishment comes from hard work and supporting others.
The American Wine Society finds a new revenue varietal.
Advice on marketing your job board.
Racers get a tour of Texas right from their screens.
A single stat shows how much associations have diversified from a dues-driven business.
Associations are everywhere. Here’s a snapshot from the Aloha State.
Managing cloud apps with teamwork and transparency.
This tool lets you keep the handwriting but toss the paper.
Get the info that matters most when members join. The association marketer’s rule of thumb is to make the membership application as short as possible. Each additional blank to fill in just slows members down on the way to giving you their money. So, if you ask for information beyond the bare minimum, it ought […]
Welcome new members with a call from a colleague.
Let attendees show their competitive side with a trivia contest.
Missouri’s largest city is sure to welcome attendees.
Public relations and online fix-it consultant John David tells you how to take control of your online brand.
Career advice from Carol Vernon, certified executive coach, principal of Communication Matters
Jacob Wilder, the director of communications and technology for the Building Owners and Managers Association of Atlanta, Georgia, cut his teeth in a hospital.
Tax reform could take aim at association revenues.
In sometimes surprising ways, associations play direct and indirect roles in bringing the products, services, and activities of daily life to people around the world. Including high heels.